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Ministry of Mines

States auctioned 100 mineral blocks from March 2021 to Aug 2022

The state governments have auctioned 100 mineral blocks between March 2021 and August 2022, the Union Ministry of Mines has said. Moreover, since 2015, a total of 208 mineral blocks were auctioned in the country, it further informed, adding that commercial mining has been a great success in the country.

Centre relaxes mining rules to boost mining sector

The New rules notified by the Ministry of Mines have kept mining of Atomic and HydroCarbons Energy Minerals of the Concession in the amendments of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Amendment) Act, 1957 (‘MMDR Act’).